32 bit vs 64 bit

Clay Weber claydoh at claydoh.com
Tue Aug 24 18:22:50 UTC 2010

On Tuesday, August 24, 2010 01:36:02 pm Nils Kassube wrote:
> Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> > I originally didn't want to butt in on this, but since I've been
> > eyeing 64bit for a while now, and you claim not to have any problems
> > with it, I would just like to ask one quick question:
> > My main problem with installing a 64bit version of Kubuntu so far has
> > been flash. Are you saying that flash is working fine for you? I
> > don't have much use for it, but in those cases where I need it, I'd
> > really like it to work...
> Yes, I think it works - I can watch e.g. youtube videos with Firefox and
> rekonq. I have the package flashplugin-installer installed (don't know
> if that is important).
> Nils

Note that in 64bit , the flash used is actually the 32bit one, running in a 
pluginwrapper to allow it to be used in 64bit. Ususally this does work fine, 
but not for everyone , and definitely not in Boxee in my case. So it really 
does warrant trying both versions out.


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